The Functional Gynecologist

Episode #85: How Meditation and Holistic Healthcare Can Empower Your Pregnancy Journey with Nathalie Walton CEO of Expectful

September 15, 2021 Dr. Tabatha Season 2 Episode 85
The Functional Gynecologist
Episode #85: How Meditation and Holistic Healthcare Can Empower Your Pregnancy Journey with Nathalie Walton CEO of Expectful
Show Notes

If you are... thinking about having a baby, dealing with fertility issues, pregnant, recently had a baby, breastfeeding, or healing from the pain and loss of a miscarriage or loss of a child, you are going to want to listen to my amazing conversation with Natalie Walton, CEO of Expectful. Even if you aren't, you might know someone who is on this path. You are going to want to share this podcast episode with them.

We are going to talk about Expectful. It's an app that you can download to your phone. It can  help you reduce stress, get access to healthcare professionals, improve your sleep and even connect you to support groups. Expectful has the largest library of meditation and sleep content for fertility, pregnancy, and parenthood. It is your trusted companion on one of life’s most challenging and beautiful transformations.

On this podcast, we are going to talk about...

  • The benefits of meditation for fertility, pregnancy, delivery, and parenthood.
  • The lack of access for pregnant women and those trying to conceive in the US.
  • How meditation and holistic healthcare can empower women to have more control over their pregnancy journeys.
  • The biggest issues surrounding the abysmal maternal healthcare outcomes for black women.

About Nathalie
Nathalie Walton is the CEO of Expectful, the #1 meditation and sleep app for fertility, pregnancy, and motherhood. Nathalie also is on the Fast Company Executive Board.

As CEO, Nathalie is aiming to tackle the wellbeing crisis facing the 21 million women in the U.S. on their motherhood journeys by increasing access to holistic, evidence-based wellness solutions. Over the span of 8 years, Nathalie rose to the ranks of Google, eBay, and Airbnb building her entrepreneurial confidence, however, it wasn’t till Nathalie had a traumatic high-risk pregnancy in 2019 that she realized there needed to be more accessible pregnancy resources. 

She became a late-stage co-founder and CEO of Expectful in September 2020. Within just 90 days, she closed her first seed investment round whilst raising an infant and has been adding hundreds of thousands of users to the platform.

Here are some great resources from Nathalie


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